Day Tour from Catania: Syracuse

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Tour Number

Activity Level

592166


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Between archeology and culture, Neapolis Archeological park & Ortigia


Pick up Catania
Transfer to Syracuse.
This city walking tour will allow you to get in touch with the city which excelled together with Athens in power and wealth: Siracusa (Syracuse).

We will relive the days of this ancient colony during the visit to the archaeological park Neapolis where, among its famous Greek theater, the Ara di Ierone II (Altar of Hieron II), the Latomia del Paradiso (Latomie of Paradise), the Roman amphitheater and the impressive Orecchio di Dioniso (Ear of Dionysus), we'll dive into a timeless place, firm in history.

White stone alleys will accompany us along the route to Ortigia, where we will visit Apollo's Temple, the oldest Greek temple in Sicily, the Cathedral, built over an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, the Fonte Arestusa (Fountain of Arethusa) and all the major monuments of the area.

Drop off Catania

Itinerary

As a capital of Magna Graecia, Syracuse was without doubt the most important and powerful city outside Greece. Most part of monuments of this ancient city you will find in the monumental Neapolis quarter, a "new city", transformed today into an archaeological park, where you can visit: the Greek Theatre, the Altar of Hieron II, the Ear of Dionysius, the Latomia del Paradiso, the Roman Amphitheatre.

The historical center of Syracuse is the Ortygia island. We start from an amazing outdoor market

Moreover you will be able to visit the Cathedral, built "inside" Greek temple, the Fountain of Arethusa, symbol of Ortigia and other important monuments.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Luxury Mercedes vehicles (Van or Sedan)

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

12 euro - Archeological park € 10
Duomo € 2

What’s Extra

Other: Admissions

Restrictions

NONE
- LICENSED TOUR GUIDE - can give guided tours inside archeological areas, museums and towns
- PROFESSIONAL DRIVER - special permit to transport people
- SPECIFIC LICENSE (NCC) to transport tourists- Luxury Mercedes V Class & Sedan

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    760 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    592166


    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

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